Nov 12, 2012 2:30pm PST
new exploration technologies. >> this comes from the iaea which released the world energy outlook 2012 on monday. the iaea predict greater oil and natural gas production, as well as rising energy efficiency, will allow the u.s. to become nearly self-sufficient by the year 200035. itself-- 2035. >> foreign imports are still 35 %. according to the iaea, by 2017, teh u.s. will over take saudi arabia. new methods for extracting oil and a shell gas reserves will be responsible for the turnaround. -- oil and shale gas are r esponsible. energy is in many industrial nations will fall slightly. it is a different story in china, india, and the middle east were declines will move sharply over the next decade. the international agency -- energy agency believes many will be shipped to asia in the future radically changing the map of global energy flows. >> and no major plunge for the dax today. we on this report from the frankfurt stock exchange on what is moving today. >> to 0.7%, the german stock index, lost in the previous week, so maybe it is already good news that it did not inevitably pl
Nov 12, 2012 9:30am PST
national grid is not there. so actually you still have that gap, that lack of energy in some places. so biogas is really, really useful in this country. >> she orders her gas stoves from china -- they're not top quality, but they are the most affordable. her clients are mainly mid-sized farming operations. the farmers get the raw material -- the manure -- for free. a complete biogas system starts at 750 euros. at the construction site, martha kagiri puts on her other persona: braided hair, work clothes, and a firm, commanding voice. a woman boss is still a rarity here in kenya, but kagiri is undeterred. there are always problems that need solving. customers who are late with payments, or a wall that needs reinforcing. kagiri does it all -- including negotiating with local officials. >> you don't have to pay any bribes nowadays. before it was really really difficult. but for now, with this new government, it's been quite a step forward. >> martha kagiri grew up in this farm house. her mother still lives here. and of course, the farm house also uses biogas. six years ago, kagiri built
Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
energy to japan. i hope you will join our efforts to win a bid to host the 2020 olympics. >> the tokyo bidding committee is concerned about the low level of public support for the capital's bid. the international olympic committee plans to choose the winner in september next year. >>> thousands of people turned out in taipei, taiwan on sunday to show their enthusiasm for yoga exercises. a company that offers yoga courses in taiwan and hong kong organized the event. it attracted about 7,400 participants. they unfurled their mats in front of taiwan's presidential office. >> translator: i find yoga really relaxing. it helps to keep my flexible. >> it's a sure sign that yoga is gaining popularity among taiw taiwanese people. >> time to check the weather conditions around the world. she'll tell us about people in northern japan dealing with wet weather today. >> right, strong gusts, hail and some thunderstorms are in store in northern japan. we have a couple of systems that are going to be impacting the region throughout the day. waves had high in the western seaboards, about 4 to 5 meters.